1. Dapke36's Avatar
    Hi Folks,

    I am curious if anyone else has this issue. When I got my Droid 2 months back, I noticed that it would restart randomly, with no discernible pattern. After these 2 months, I have determined it to be the battery, and most likely a bad connection between the battery and the phone inputs. Whenever I tap my phone (i.e. sliding/dropping it on my desk, no more than an inch away when released, or when I am taking it out of the "change" holder in my car and accidentally tap the screen, or when I close the slider really hard), it goes black and restarts.

    However, as I mentioned, this is a random occurrence. I have tested it by dropping my Droid from higher heights (6 in+), or hitting it with my knuckle, etc, but this has not caused it to restart. Therefore, it must be a special amount and direction of force.

    Anyone else have this sensitive-restart problem?
    02-08-2010 01:48 PM
  2. Manuel Ortiz's Avatar
    I am having the same issue wth mine too!! It did it today!!!
    02-08-2010 04:20 PM
  3. Geezer Squid's Avatar
    Warrranty issue.
    02-08-2010 05:26 PM
  4. Dapke36's Avatar
    Yeah, I know, but I really dont want to. Especially since I have a techskin screen cover, and those are a pain to replace by warranty.
    02-08-2010 05:55 PM
  5. prometheus's Avatar
    I have tested it by dropping my Droid from higher heights (6 in+), or hitting it with my knuckle, etc, but this has not caused it to restart. Therefore, it must be a special amount and direction of force.

    Anyone else have this sensitive-restart problem?
    Holy Crap!! that's dedication! If it wasn't busted before it sure as heck is NOW! Nahhh, just teasing.
    No, I never had random turn offs. I'd say you're a golden candidate for a warranty replacement.



    I can just hear the conversation now:

    Dapke36: "My Droid is messed up. It just randomly turns off."

    Verizon Rep: "May I see the phone please?"

    (Dapke36 pulls Droid from pocket backs up 10 feet, tosses it in the air in front of him and punts it to the service counter)

    Dapke36: "Here ya' go! Catch!"

    (Verizon Rep ducks as Droid zings past his head and crashes into wall behind him and plummets to the floor)

    Verizon Rep: "well.... I think I know what the problem might be."

    Dapke36: "Yeah, I know... it just started doing this the other day out of the clear blue sky"

    Verizon Rep: (mumbling to himself) "yeah... as it FELL from the clear blue sky."

    Dapke 36: "What?"

    Verizon Rep: "Oh, nothing. Tell me, has your phone gotten wet?"

    Dapke36: "Well, I DO shower with it..."
    02-08-2010 06:00 PM
  6. somanyphones's Avatar
    the battery is killing me
    02-08-2010 07:12 PM
  7. entwined82's Avatar
    Battery life improves after a little while
    02-08-2010 07:17 PM
  8. Chiefvelo#IM's Avatar
    yeah my battery drains 2% an hour while is running but not being actively used.
    02-08-2010 08:48 PM
  9. Dapke36's Avatar

    I can just hear the conversation now:
    Haha that is awesome. I promise i'm less aggressive than that .

    Yeah, I may have to warranty replace it soon. I'm trying to hold off on the day. You also don't get a new phone with it, but a "certified warranty replacement".

    My screen is also not entirely flush to the keyboard when closed anymore either. Most people wouldn't know this, but I was bored and have a pair of digital calipers...so....

    Warranty.
    02-08-2010 08:59 PM
  10. prometheus's Avatar
    @ dapke36: I know you're not beating up your phone. 6 inch drop is nothing. I doubt you're tossing it on concrete. I'm glad you have a good sense of humor.

    You HAD to test it. But, if the screen actually looks seperated - I'd take that puppy back pronto.

    oh, and.. digital calipers... that's frickin' awesome.
    02-08-2010 09:18 PM
  11. Dapke36's Avatar

    oh, and.. digital calipers... that's frickin' awesome.
    The perk (?) of being an engineering student. And them requiring complicated devices for simple classes.
    02-08-2010 11:06 PM
  12. ericatomars06's Avatar
    Mine has turned off randomly on me twice.. i dont think of it as a big deal because i think it was from me hitting the power button to many times..
    02-09-2010 12:40 PM
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